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Nevada: 4 indicted in unprecedented guardianship abuse case, April Parks arrested in Pennsylvania

March 10, 2017

UPDATE MARCH 09: April Parks was arrested by local police in East Goshen Township, PA. The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department charged Parks with being a fugitive from justice and she was arraigned.  Her bail was set at $500,000 dollars.  Parks was remanded to Chester County Prison pending extradition to Clark County, Nevada. ORIGINAL STORY LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — What started with a Contact 13 investigation has led to hundreds of felony charges against four suspects for the [- more...]

Nevada: Attorney indicted on theft and exploitation of the elderly charges

January 5, 2017

CLARK COUNTY (KTNV) – A Grand Jury secured an indictment against attorney Robert Graham on Tuesday. He faces three counts of theft and three counts of exploitation of an older/vulnerable person. Two counts of destroying evidence were also included in the indictment. RELATED: Local attorney abandons clients, according to Nevada State Bar Graham faces 1-10 years for each theft charge, 2-20 years for each exploitation charge, and up to 364 days in jail for destroying evidence. The District [- more...]

Latest News from Las Vegas

December 13, 2015

Las Vegas Guardianship judge recuses herself Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – The judge who was assigned to take over guardianship cases from an embattled hearing master has recused herself from two controversial cases, leaving families with more questions than answers. Both cases have been the subject of Contact 13 investigations and both involve private guardian April Parks, who is currently under police investigation. Phyllis Moscowitze Crowe lost most of her money and nearly her home while [- more...]

Nevada Responds to Ward Abuse

December 1, 2015

Finally, there will be some oversight in Guardianship to address the rampant abuse of Ward abusers in Nevada. Ch 13 update from Darcy Spears Nevada A major lack of oversight in Clark County courts has torn families apart and victimized the vulnerable people it was supposed to protect. That’s what Darcy Spears found in her year-long Contact 13 Investigation of the guardianship system. Now many changes are underway to fix the problems. Clark County District Court is adding staff to better [- more...]

Nevada: KTNV video – Search warrants served as police investigate guardianship exploitation

September 23, 2015

By Darcy Spears. CREATED Sep 21, 2015 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Breaking news in an ongoing Contact 13 investigation as search warrants are served at multiple locations. Contact 13 Chief Investigator Darcy Spears has been shining a spotlight on guardianship exploitation for nearly a year. Now law enforcement is taking an unprecedented step. “April, it’s Darcy Spears from channel 13, would you please come out and talk to me?” Spears called through April Parks’ front [- more...]

Nevada: Hotline & email to report guardianship abuse for Clark County, NV

May 7, 2015

AAAPG wants to point out the great strides Nevada has taken in just the first 4 months of 2015 in cleaning up the national disgrace of Guardianship Abuse, beginning with the removal of a private, for-profit guardian from the directory published by Nevada Division of Aging in Disability Services. The removal of the guardian from the directory, which effectively disallows her to be a guardian, is part of new hotline & email established by Clark County, Nevada. The hot line number to report [- more...]